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Subject[PATCH v4 4.4 4/4] x86/fpu: Finish excising 'eagerfpu'
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From: Andy Lutomirski <luto@kernel.org>

commit e63650840e8b053aa09ad934877e87e9941ed135 upstream.

Now that eagerfpu= is gone, remove it from the docs and some
comments. Also sync the changes to tools/.

Signed-off-by: Andy Lutomirski <luto@kernel.org>
Cc: Borislav Petkov <bp@alien8.de>
Cc: Brian Gerst <brgerst@gmail.com>
Cc: Dave Hansen <dave.hansen@linux.intel.com>
Cc: Denys Vlasenko <dvlasenk@redhat.com>
Cc: Fenghua Yu <fenghua.yu@intel.com>
Cc: H. Peter Anvin <hpa@zytor.com>
Cc: Josh Poimboeuf <jpoimboe@redhat.com>
Cc: Linus Torvalds <torvalds@linux-foundation.org>
Cc: Oleg Nesterov <oleg@redhat.com>
Cc: Peter Zijlstra <peterz@infradead.org>
Cc: Quentin Casasnovas <quentin.casasnovas@oracle.com>
Cc: Rik van Riel <riel@redhat.com>
Cc: Thomas Gleixner <tglx@linutronix.de>
Link: http://lkml.kernel.org/r/cf430dd4481d41280e93ac6cf0def1007a67fc8e.1476740397.git.luto@kernel.org
Signed-off-by: Ingo Molnar <mingo@kernel.org>
Signed-off-by: Daniel Sangorrin <daniel.sangorrin@toshiba.co.jp>
---
Documentation/kernel-parameters.txt | 5 -----
arch/x86/include/asm/cpufeatures.h | 1 -
arch/x86/include/asm/fpu/types.h | 23 -----------------------
3 files changed, 29 deletions(-)

diff --git a/Documentation/kernel-parameters.txt b/Documentation/kernel-parameters.txt
index 3fd53e1..da515c5 100644
--- a/Documentation/kernel-parameters.txt
+++ b/Documentation/kernel-parameters.txt
@@ -961,11 +961,6 @@ bytes respectively. Such letter suffixes can also be entirely omitted.
See Documentation/x86/intel_mpx.txt for more
information about the feature.

- eagerfpu= [X86]
- on enable eager fpu restore
- off disable eager fpu restore
- auto selects the default scheme, which automatically
- enables eagerfpu restore for xsaveopt.

module.async_probe [KNL]
Enable asynchronous probe on this module.
diff --git a/arch/x86/include/asm/cpufeatures.h b/arch/x86/include/asm/cpufeatures.h
index dd2269dc..a5fa319 100644
--- a/arch/x86/include/asm/cpufeatures.h
+++ b/arch/x86/include/asm/cpufeatures.h
@@ -104,7 +104,6 @@
#define X86_FEATURE_EXTD_APICID ( 3*32+26) /* has extended APICID (8 bits) */
#define X86_FEATURE_AMD_DCM ( 3*32+27) /* multi-node processor */
#define X86_FEATURE_APERFMPERF ( 3*32+28) /* APERFMPERF */
-/* free, was #define X86_FEATURE_EAGER_FPU ( 3*32+29) * "eagerfpu" Non lazy FPU restore */
#define X86_FEATURE_NONSTOP_TSC_S3 ( 3*32+30) /* TSC doesn't stop in S3 state */

/* Intel-defined CPU features, CPUID level 0x00000001 (ecx), word 4 */
diff --git a/arch/x86/include/asm/fpu/types.h b/arch/x86/include/asm/fpu/types.h
index dcb85a9..0d81c7d 100644
--- a/arch/x86/include/asm/fpu/types.h
+++ b/arch/x86/include/asm/fpu/types.h
@@ -310,29 +310,6 @@ struct fpu {
* the registers in the FPU are more recent than this state
* copy. If the task context-switches away then they get
* saved here and represent the FPU state.
- *
- * After context switches there may be a (short) time period
- * during which the in-FPU hardware registers are unchanged
- * and still perfectly match this state, if the tasks
- * scheduled afterwards are not using the FPU.
- *
- * This is the 'lazy restore' window of optimization, which
- * we track though 'fpu_fpregs_owner_ctx' and 'fpu->last_cpu'.
- *
- * We detect whether a subsequent task uses the FPU via setting
- * CR0::TS to 1, which causes any FPU use to raise a #NM fault.
- *
- * During this window, if the task gets scheduled again, we
- * might be able to skip having to do a restore from this
- * memory buffer to the hardware registers - at the cost of
- * incurring the overhead of #NM fault traps.
- *
- * Note that on modern CPUs that support the XSAVEOPT (or other
- * optimized XSAVE instructions), we don't use #NM traps anymore,
- * as the hardware can track whether FPU registers need saving
- * or not. On such CPUs we activate the non-lazy ('eagerfpu')
- * logic, which unconditionally saves/restores all FPU state
- * across context switches. (if FPU state exists.)
*/
union fpregs_state state;
/*
--
2.7.4
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